Monday, July 2, 2018

Bike Safety

brunch by Mack O'HAGAN
In class we have been doing bike safety. Our task was to make a poster about a few bike saftey tips. We planed it in our art book and then when that was checked we made it on canva. Here is mine.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Cave Paintings

In class we have been looking really closely at cave paintings. We went on CC Search to find one we liked. Cave paintings are painted with ochre mixed with animal fat, limestone and charcoal. Back in the days they didn't have paint brushes so they used their fingers. I think this one is made out of charcoal because it's black. I think that this painting was painted because they hunt bulls.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Scientist Video

In our class after all of our inquiry about science experiments our teachers let us do one of our adaptions. My groups experiment was a plastic marble in water, the way we changed it is the water was coke. We video it and put it on iMovie. Here is my movie.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Writing Experience

In class for writing experience I searched the internet and found a piece of artwork I liked. I found it on CC Search.
The reason I picked this picture is because I think is really detailed and creative.  I love street art because it brightens the street up by its wonderful colours. I like pandas especially this one. I have one wondering about this art and that is, I wonder if this person got paid to do it?

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Reading Activity

In class for reading my group is learning how to retell the story without leaving anything out. We went on to Padlet and made a padlet with the beginning, middle and end of the story.

Made with Padlet

Puppet Pals

In class we did some activities and we rotated around them. One of them was Puppet Pals App on the I pad. We got to do a short video about anything. My buddy was Ethan and our video was about a horse that was running over the speed limit.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018


In class we did a toondoo with onomatopoeia to make it interesting. We got to choose what it was about. My one is about a drag race.
Drag Race

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

My Stop Motion

In class for our writing sample we did the vinegar and baking soda experiment.  We constructed a Lego volcano to go with it. Here is mine.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

My Canva

In class for contract I wanted to do a advertisement we could do it on any website we know. I did mine about Invisibility Paste on Canva.
Invisabilty past by Mack O'HAGAN

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Chuky Chalks

In class for inquiry we read a story on how to make chalk. We copied the method to make our own. My favorite part was when the dye mixed with the plaster of pairs. Here is the method.

Chunky Chalks

What will happen when we mix Plaster of Paris with water?\

Plaster of Paris, water, bowl, spoon, measuring cups, 2 plastic bags.

  1. In a bowl tip 2 cups of Plaster of Paris and ¾ cup of water.
  2. Add some dye to colour it.
  3. Stir the mixture until there is are no lumps and it is smooth.
  4. Divide the mixture in half. Put half in one plastic bag and the other half in the other plastic bag.
  5. Take all the air out of the bag and seal it up.
  6. Put the bag on the bench and after an hour make an observation.
  7. Leave there for at least 24 hours.
  8. Open the bag and see what you can do with it.

  1. After an hour we picked up the plastic bag and it felt warm and was starting to go hard.
  2. The next day it was very hard and had formed into a shape.

Gypsum (calcium sulfate) is one of the ingredients of Plaster of Paris. Gypsum is found as a mineral rock. The calcium sulfate is bound together by water which keeps it in its solid form.

When gypsum is heated gently water is lost and the crystals become white powder. When we add water to this powder, the water recombines with the gypsum. As this happens the mixture gets hot (an exothermic chemical reaction occurs) and forms a paste which then sets hard.


In class for contract I wanted to do a poster on how to carry out a scientific method.
Here is mine.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Word Cloud

In class for contract I wanted to do a word cloud about 15 things you would see in a since lab. This is the one I created, hope you like it.

Wild self

I was walking though a cave and all of a sudden there was ... a giraffe it had no eyes, I wonder if it's blind. It said "Hi, my name is Long legs."
I freaked out so much I ran home. I turned the T.V. on. He was on every single channel there was. The giraffe said this message goes out to Mack. I'm coming!!

Tuesday, May 15, 2018


In class we have a whole bunch of cool contracts to do for reading. I decided to do a toondoo about three questions that I would ask a scientist. Here is mine. Contract

Monday, May 7, 2018


For inquiry we have been learning about science so we did an activity on shaking cream in a jar it turned into butter. We made a book creator about making butter with a method of what to do if you want to try it.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Late For School

My eyes are burning. The light was on and Billy came and told me the time 8:19.''WHAT!!!'' I yelled. I'm going to be so late for school. My heart was pounding like the flash running around the world. My jaw dropped and I got dressed in a rush and went to the table to eat. I was going to be in trouble. I cheeked the time and it was only 6:19. I was so speechless I couldn't walk! Mum wasn't up so I didn't get in trouble for being up so early. It was such a relief. I got back in my PJs and went back to sleep. When I woke back up I double checked the time and got ready for school for the second time.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Student Blogging Challenge Week 3

Today we learnt about Creative Commons. On this website you can use images, videos and music without getting permission from the owner. It's a website that you and other people can put images videos and music you want to share and use. We watched a video on how to learn how to use Creative Commons. You can put the images on text book your blog and drive nearly anything you can imagine.

Here is the link to the video if you would like to watch it Creative Commons Video.

Here is the link to the website you should be using  Creative Commons Website

Here is a image I found on the website and a story I wrote about it.

What a site to have crashed my flying ship on. My ship didn't look good. My name is captain Blackbeard I'm 26 years old. My mates and I are on a mission to get my treasure. I ran into a problem. My ship broke down and now can't get back in the air. There were 5 other mates on my ship I better go find them. After I found my mates I told them to go fix her. After a while she got back in air. Look it's the treasure on the foot. WHAT!!!!! How did it get up there? "Don't know mate but it's my treasure." I said.  I jumped with joy with my heart pounding like the flash.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Green Pastures Camp

Splash I was lunched into the lake and got ready for my group's kayak race. I lined up feeling nervous but confident to win. I was telling myself I can do it, I can do it. Get your paddles ready... 3,2,1 GO!!!. I was paddling really fast. I did a sharp turn around the buoy and raced back and came first. I hopped out of the kayak and jumped into the water and did my victory dance.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Student Blogging Challenge

In class we are taking part in the student blogging challenge and this week we did some blog comments. I went to the Student Blogging Challenge and found two people that are my age and not from my school. I clicked on the link and looked at there blog and did a comment. I got it cheeked by my teacher and published. Here are the links to the comments I made
In class we have guidelines to keep us safe on the internet here they are:

Friday, March 9, 2018

Writing Experince T1 W6

Title: Invisible Marble
I think the marble is just going to float and stay in the same place in the
middle of the cup and then it will sink.
Water, a cup, marble made of special plastic
1st Get your cup.
2nd Fill the cup with water.
3rd Get the marble and put it in the cup.
4th Wait.
1st The marble sunk and just stayed there and made an air bubble then
started dissolving.
2nd The marble collected the water and grew bigger and there was more
air bubbles.
3rd The marble had disappeared into the water and there was less water in
the cup.
4th The marble grew bigger and soaked up so much water it is now made
out of water and really soft.
When you drop the marble in the cup it pulled the air into the cup and made
air bubbles. As the marble grew bigger it pushed the air bubbles to the side
of the cup. The marble adsorbed lots of water and is now made out of more
water than plastic and looks like water, that's way it's invisible.
If I got to do the experiment again I would have a bigger cup and more
water to see if the marble grows bigger.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

My Avatar

This is our first week of the Student Blogging Challenge. We have created our own avatar and added it to our blog. I went to this website to create my avatar. You might like to make one too.    
Make an Avatar

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

A Good Friend

                         How To Make A Good Friend

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Ingredients                                            You Need                              10 cups of daredevil                               A really big bowl                 
5 teaspoons of humour                           Wooden spoon
1 cup of loving chocolate                       Oven
6 cups of go-kart crashing                      Fridge
1 spoon of fast running                           Hot water
20 cups of being helpful                         Milk
1/2 teaspoons of silliness                        Little bowl

Get the really big bowl and put the 10 cups of daredevil poor in it. Now put 6 cups go-kart crashing and tip it in the bowl. After that get the milk tip it in to the bowl, mix with wooden spoon for 6 mins. Put it in the fridge to set for 2 hours. Now get your little bowl pour 1 spoon of running fast and 1/2 teaspoons of silliness and 5 teaspoons of humour. Next boil jug tip hot water from jug in the little bowl mix for 3 mins. Grab the little bowl tip it into the big bowl mix for 3 mins. Pour 20 cups of being helpful in with the 1 cup of loving chocolate in the big bowl. Mix. Put in oven at 160 degrees and wait 30 mins. Put mixture on the tray. Last but not least cut and enjoy.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Acrostic Poem

In class for contract I made an acrostic poem so people can learn about me.

My favorite food is KFC
Can be messy
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Welcome Back Note T1 W1

Welcome back to school. It's nice to see all my friends and meet the new people in the class. Over the holidays Carlton school's pool has had lots of upgrades. It's even heated so we can swim in it all year round.
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Thursday, September 28, 2017

All about plants

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Need                Have           Give
Water               seeds          oxygen      
Sun                  petals          life
Soil                   roots           seed
Time                 leaves         honey
Air                     stems       shade
Nutrients           pollen           food


Thursday, September 21, 2017


 In class we were learing about plants so we did a glogster about plants and the parts of plants.

At Esplaned

At the park I played in the Hamster wheel. I felt sick because I felt like I was in a ferris wheel. I was doing it for a couple of minutes until I fell and smashed my leg. I got out and started being Mario with Connor on the trampolines. That was so much fun. William and I started playing Call of Duty. I was having the time of my life but when we left I almost started crying because it was so much fun.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017


 For my reading Activity we were aloud to go on any website to write about our book.I did mine on prezi.

Magic Play Dough

I had t he play dough in my hand,
And it felt like a piece of sand

If it changes color to green,
It will be really awesome and mean.

When it did change green I could not believe my eyes,
It was such an awesome surprise.

I wished I wished for a car to have fun,
And have a drive in the hot warm sun.

I held the play dough really tight,
And I hope my wish will come right.

This is a poem we wrote about making magic play dough.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


In class our teacher read as a script. On a popplet we wrote the answers to some questions about the scenario. Here is a Popplet I made.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

School Holidays

In the holidays I went to Mount Ruapehu. It was the best trip I have ever been on. I have never been to Mount Rupehu before.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Te Reo

te reo In class we did a toondoo for our Te Reo with feelings, greetings and farewells. Here is mine. 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Cooking at Rutherford

For the last three Wednesdays we have been cooking at Rutherford we made mash potato, potato bake and Gnocchi. My favourite one was Gnocchi because of the potato. I learnt how to boil the potato. It was fun because I got to cook for my very first time with my partner with out an adult. It was difficult because I have never worked around a oven or a stove.


Ingredients Equipment
1 - 2 potatoes Potato peeler
Salt Pot and lid
⅓ cup flour Stove
1 egg or a little milk Chopping board
Extra flour to use on the bench Potato masher
Pasta sauce Bowl and wooden spoon
Holey spoon
Serves 2


  1. Using 1 - 2 potatoes follow our recipe to make mashed potatoes.
  2. When they are cool put them into a bowl.
  3. Add the flour, the egg or milk and then mix to combine them.
  4. Knead the dough until it forms a ball.
  5. Cut the dough ball into quarters.
  6. Sprinkle flour on the bench and take one quarter of dough.
  7. Roll into a snake about 1 ½ cm thick.  Then cut into 1cm pieces.
  8. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil.
  9. Put the gnocchi (about 8) in the boiling water using a holey spoon.  
  10. Cook the gnocchi for 2 to 4 minutes or until the gnocchi float to the top then cook a further 1 minute.
  11. Remove them with the holey spoon and drain them well.
  12. Serve them with your favourite gnocchi sauce and enjoy!